Lyla

14-year-old cat with hyperthyroidism gets treatment and a family to call her own

By Diane Barber on September 27, 2021

Lyla got a second chance at a happy, healthy life, thanks to radiation treatment and a family’s love for senior cats

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Velvet

Shy cat loses his home in a fire but keeps his newfound confidence

By Nicole Hamilton on August 5, 2021

When Dorien Butter’s apartment caught fire, she made sure her foster cat made it to safety

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Gia

New digs, new diet help senior cat manage chronic tummy troubles

By Nicole Hamilton on May 27, 2021

Patience, a little trial and error and an amazing foster home help senior kitty with irritable bowel disease finally flourish

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Sophie

Declawed cat gets surgery for sore feet, then a new home

By Best Friends staff on May 5, 2021

Sophie had painful toes from declaw surgery and didn’t use her litter box, but today she’s feeling good in her new home

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Mr. Meows

New life for a skinny, sick 17-year-old cat

By Tracy Blowers on March 11, 2021

A 17-year-old cat struggled with health issues, but after time in a foster home he was adopted by someone who helps others feel better every day

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Namitha and Cat

Best Friends volunteer turns fostering into art

By Ana Merkulova on March 10, 2021

Foster volunteer Namitha Kim has found a unique way to celebrate her experience and remember the cats she’s cared for

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Rafa

Adventure cat discovers the world on hiking trails

By Tracy Blowers on February 3, 2021

When they explore the great outdoors, Rafa’s adopters take him along for the ride

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Kosmita

Kitten healing from broken legs helps her new family feel whole

By Nicole Hamilton on February 2, 2021

Best Friends veterinarians and a foster family help a kitten named Aslan heal from two fractured legs

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Itty Bitty

Shy cat gains confidence with a little help from a feline friend

By Nicole Hamilton on February 2, 2021

When Itty Bitty came to Best Friends, he was timid and tentative until a foster family with a cat showed him that life is nothing to be afraid of

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Snowflake by Robin Reddy

How a sweet senior cat found his way to treats, sunshine and a new home

By Ana Merkulova on July 17, 2020

After losing his home at age 20, Sam seemed ready to give up on life, but his foster mom wasn’t about to give up on him

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